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Solitude – Circa 1860 Sells for $907,000

Fluvanna County historic home, Solitude, sells for $907,000. Located on 20 rolling acres in the heart of Fluvanna and built in 1860. This home boasts all the charm of a pre Civil War home with all of the modern conveniences. Featuring original heart Pine Flooring throughout both levels, the home offers formal living and dining as well as a study and master bedroom on the main level. Updated chef’s...

Buying a Virginia Historic Home Part 2

Owning a Virginia historic property can be a rewarding investment, but it is important to know what you are getting into. Virginia historic homes often require significant restoration and upkeep. If you're looking for an easy fixer-upper or want to buy in a location where there are no zoning restrictions, this may not be the right choice. However, if you're willing to put in the time and effort...

Buying a Virginia Historic Home

Virginia historic properties come with a lot of character. They have unique features and architectural details that make them special to those who buy them. You might be interested in purchasing one for yourself, but you need to know what you're getting into at the same time. Keep reading to find out some things you should take into consideration before buying a historic house. There are many...

Buying a Virginia Historic Home

Houses are often passed down from generation to generation. Maybe someone is selling their house, but they don't want to leave the neighborhood or community that has been home for decades. It's always an exciting time when people decide to make changes in their life and buy a new house! But before you do, take some time to think about how buying a Virginia historic property will affect your future...

The Rich History of Virginia Historic Homes

One of the many benefits of selling historic Virginia homes is the history that is steeped in each one. Virginia has often been considered the cradle of American democracy. It’s where the founding fathers made the first permanent English settlement, it’s where the majority of the Civil War was fought, and four of the first five U.S. presidents called the Commonwealth home. It’s that...

The Average Cost of a Charlottesville Historic Home Spring 2021

This says it all...The Charlottesville historic homes market is steaming hot. This 4 bedrooms/ 3 bath Charlottesville historic home was originally listed for $825,000 two days ago. In 1 day it went under contract for full price. The location is excellent. Here's the listing agent's write-up: A historic, 1900's Locust Ave. farmhouse with slate roof, copper gutters, and a sizable backyard with...

Never Purchase a Historic Home From The Listing Agent or Their Company!

Every year I post this, so you, a trusting, prospective Central Virginia historic home buyer, will not get caught in this trap. A listing agent's responsibility and allegiance is always in favor of the seller…not the buyer. Therefore, you could lose hundreds of thousands of dollars if you try and negotiate with the seller's real estate company. Yes, the broker-owner(s) want BOTH sides of the deal and...

Millwood Plantation – Circa 1750 is Available in Powhatan

Millwood Plantation circa 1750. Remarkable 79-acre estate among the gently rolling hills of Powhatan. Old Meets New, w/ all modern amenities. This lovely equestriancountryside estate was built in 1757 and completed in the early 1800s. Some of the interior features includes a grand formal living room, 7 wood-burning fireplaces,original heart pine flooring, and impressive modern day updates while holding...

Exquisite Central Virginia Historic Home Sells

2844 RIVER RD WEST, GOOCHLAND, VA, 23063List Price: $1,050,000 Sales Price: $1,050,000Brightly Circa 1842 - An exceptional Central Virginia historic home conveniently located close to Richmond while offering the serenity of country living. The lovingly restored and meticulously maintained Central Virginia historic home features stately proportions, attention to period detail, and quality modern amenities....

History of The Shenandoah Valley

Native American archaeological sites in the Shenandoah Valley are seldom studied. However, historical documents and archaeological evidence show surprising cultural connections in the Shenandoah Valley at various periods to the Ohio Valley, northern Georgia and southern Canada. It appears to have been a place where Native Americans from the north and south generally traded, but sometimes fought. That...

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